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Life Under the Cloud of Unmet Expectation

By Steve Almond A lot of what I do as a writer boils down to making obnoxious assumptions, so let me start with one: if you’re reading this, you’re an aspiring writer, or an aspiring musician, or both. The first thing I’d like to do (this being the case) is to dismiss any lingering notions of glamour you might associate with a career in the arts. I will do so by presenting an essay I composed last night. It is entitled: What I Did Yesterday. Okay.

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Euterpe’s Lament

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Euterpe’s Lament

Un Petite Overture  On a mid-October day in 1996, over a quarter of a million people gathered at the prestigious Frankfurt Book Trade… or, the ‘Frankfurter Buchmesse as it is known, the largest and most prestigious book fair in the world.

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Birding for Berkleeites: The Fenway Victory Gardens

By Fred Bouchard

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FUSION is Berklee College of Music's global forum of writing, visual art, and music that engages notions of interconnectivity and interdisciplinary approaches to the arts. We publish high-quality literature, journalism, film/video, photography, and multimedia projects by our community as well as internationally recognized artists. We also invite essays on the rich relations between music and the other arts; translations; and works employing fusion as theme, concept, or inspiration. FUSION is a celebration of the arts, responding to E.M. Forster's charge, “Only connect!”